• Looker Data Models

    Bitfocus has built five different data models for data analysis using Looker: Coordinated Entry Analysis across a continuum Designed to work with Coordinated Entry features from Clarity Human Services Only available with standalone Looker license Client Model - In development, release Summer 2018 Similar to HMIS Performance, however does not require project enrollment to be included in the model More informatio...

  • Learning Looker Data Analysis Tool

    Data Analysis Tool The Data Analysis Tool allows you to interact with your data in order to understand its trends and patterns to get the most of Clarity Human Services. This tool also enables you to present your data in a digestible, understandable format to funders and other stakeholders. Oftentimes, valuable information will be hidden within HMIS data, undetectable by even the most sophisticated report...

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  • Archivable Clients

    A best practice for human services systems is to periodically remove or archive data for inactive clients. HIPAA standards call for removal after 6 years. The Client Model provides a method to identify inactive clients using the "Last Interaction" features of the model. For a description of the "Last Interaction" fields, refer back to the Client Model article. The following is a suggested Look ...

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  • Clients with No Assessments/Enrollments

    For some agencies, a program enrollment is essential to client case management and outcomes reporting. For coordinated entry projects, having an Assessment such as the VI-SPDAT is the starting point for the coordinated entry system for the community. No assessment, no prioritization. The following suggested Look is intended to identify clients that may have missed getting a program enrollment &/or an assessmen...

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  • Client Model - to be released Summer 2018

    Purpose Bitfocus has created the Client Model to allow for analysis across the various ways clients may come in contact with the Continuum of Care system. Clients where only an initial intake (profile screen) was done Assessments like the VI-SPDAT Enrollments Services The model is designed to give insight into: Non-HMIS analysis For those communities that utilize Clarity Human Services for purposes other than ...

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  • Client Location of Heads of Household

    HUD reports are increasingly relying on [Client Location of Head of Household] for CoC-wide reporting. Specifically this is required for: System Performance Measures (SPM) Longitudinal System Analysis (LSA) (formerly AHAR) The following are steps for developing a suggested Look for identifying Enrollments with CoC issues. Explore - HMIS Performance model Add the following fields to the Look: Personal ID (Clien...

  • Measure 1: Length of Time Homeless - Beta

    The most complicated of all the measures, give extra attention to this section to better understand how the measure works and how to trouble shoot issues/concerns.  Overview of Measure 1 "The measures are the number of clients active in the report date range along with their average and median length of time homeless across the relevant universe of projects. This includes time homeless during the report date ...

  • Clarity Data Analysis Basic Skills Training

    Data Analysis training is limited to users with a Clarity Human Services Agency Manager license. An overview of how the data is structured in Clarity Data Analysis and how to use the Clarity Data Analysis interface will be reviewed. This is a pre-recorded webinar which covers basic skills. We recommend that users view this webinar as a first step to mastering Clarity Data Analysis. Before viewing the webinar, plea...

  • System Performance Measures - In Development

    Using System Performance Measures and Homelessness Occurrences in Looker The System Performance Measures (SPM) are meant to provide a high level assessment whether a Continuum of Care (COC) is accomplishing the goals set down by the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act. Reviewing HUDs (Housing and Urban Development) System Performance Measures Introductory Guide is advised BEFORE EXPLORING the measures in Looke...

  • HMIS Performance Model

    The HMIS Performance model is loosely based on the HUD HMIS CSV/XML table structure and requires a project enrollment to be included in this model. There is also an automatic Enrollments Reporting Period filter to limit the amount of information searched at once. It is default set to 1 quarter, but can be easily adjusted to capture any time period desired. The HMIS Performance Model is organized into several fo...

  • Looker - Clarity Human Services Integration

    This section discusses using Looker within Clarity Human Services. Custom reporting using Looker is at your fingertips in Clarity Human Services: Users must have Access Rights to the data analysis functions in order to access these features. This can be managed by clicking on Launch Pad  > Setup > Access Roles. Access Rights: Data Analysis Data Analysis Save - allows user to save Looks Aggregate Data Anal...

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